Wednesday, April 15, 2009

"Green" Community Colleges Showcased in Nation's Capitol

Yesterday, a panel of community college leaders gathered at The Capitol Visitor Center to detail the importance of community colleges in the still-young environmental sustainability marketplace to a room full of Congressional staff representing members of the Congressional Community College Caucus.

On the panel were:

The panel presented a new publication from the National Council for Workforce Education and the Academy for Educational Development showcases new community college programs that train students to work in important new "green" industries.
Going Green: The Vital Role of Community Colleges in Building a Sustainable Future and Green Workforce details a variety of new programs, ranging from harvesting energy from clean, natural sources such as wind and algae to certifying energy efficiency and green interior design experts.
Going Green is available for download at

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